noun see canorous

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  • Canorousness — Ca*no rous*ness, n. The quality of being musical. [1913 Webster] He chooses his language for its rich canorousness. Lowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canorousness — See canorously. * * * …   Universalium

  • canorousness — canoˈrousness (or /kanˈ/) noun • • • Main Entry: ↑canorous …   Useful english dictionary

  • canorous — adjective Etymology: Latin canorus, from canor melody, from canere to sing more at chant Date: 1646 pleasant sounding ; melodious • canorously adverb • canorousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hans List — (April 30 1896 in Graz, capital of Austria s federal province Styria – September 10 1996 in Graz) was a technical scientist and inventor and entepreneur.After earning a degree of doctor in engineering at the Technical University in Graz, Hans… …   Wikipedia

  • canorous — canorously, adv. canorousness, n. /keuh nawr euhs, nohr /, adj. melodious; musical. [1640 50; < L canorus, equiv. to canor (s. of canor song, equiv. to can(ere) to sing + or OR1) + us OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • euphony — n melody, melodiousness, harmony, har moniousness, dulcetness, tunefulness, canorousness, lyricalness, musicality, musicalness, music; melliflu ousness, sweetness, pleasantness, pleasingness, agreeableness; smoothness, soothingness, softness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • richness — n 1. wealthiness, affluence, opulence, prosperousness. See riches. 2. luxuriousness, lushness, lavishness, sump tuousness; splendidness, resplendence, Inf. splen diferousness, gorgeousness, magnificence, grandness, grandiosity. 3. vividness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • rotundity — n 1. roundness, roundedness, globu larity, globosity; sphericity, sphericalness, orbiculari ty. 2. corpulence, plumpness, stoutness, Fr. embonpoint. portliness, chubbiness, pudginess, roly poliness, (of a woman) buxomness; obesity, fatness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sweetness — n 1. sugariness, honeyedness, saccharinity. 2. freshness, pureness, refreshingness, wholesomeness, cleanness; goodness, tastiness, saporosity, flavor fulness. 3. sweet soundingness, melodiousness, mellifluence, mellifluousness, melody, harmony,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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